Safe to update Emunand? do I need it for Pokemon?

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  1. Klip
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    1. Put simply, I want to be able to battle my friends online in Pokemon Sun/Moon. I don't care about the battlespot or any of that stuff, though. Do I need to be on the latest 3DS update to be able to battle my friends? I believe I'm still on 10.5 (emunand) or something.

    2. If I do have to update, is it safe using Luma on Emunand? do I just update right from system settings? I don't have a9lh, still using emunand/sysnand format
     
  2. RyDog

    RyDog Lazy Animal Crossing hacker

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    It's safe to update to 11.2 emuNAND assuming you have Luma. If not, just update Luma by replacing your old boot.3dsx with the newest one found here: https://github.com/AuroraWright/Luma3DS/releases
    And, if you could, I would install Arm9loaderhax when you can, to prevent any accidental sysNAND updates / glitches just so that your 3DS is running the best hack out there ;)
     
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    So basically just update Luma first, then once that's done go ahead and update emunand regularly via system settings, right? that'll put it to 11.2 ? I thought the latest version was 11.3 ? but not sure
     
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    RyDog Lazy Animal Crossing hacker

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    Yup, just update Luma every now and then to ensure full compatibility with the newest firmware update, and 11.2 is the newest update, and cfw users are safe to update to it :)
     
  5. Klip
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    Will do, thanks! On a related note..you said to update Luma (when running emunand/sysnand, not a9lh) all I need to do is drag over the latest boot.3dsx, right? When I first installed Luma a month or so ago I had to drag over a handful of files, wish I could remember what they were now but I believe some of them went into root/3ds/luma

    All Luma needs to update is just replace the boot.3dsx and that's it? it's updated just like that? figured I'd have to drag over a handful of files to replace the older version. Gotta be honest this will be my first time updating Luma ever since I first installed it on there!
     
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    RyDog Lazy Animal Crossing hacker

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    Well that was for the setup, for firm launching and other features that Luma has to offer. The entire Luma payload for menuhax is just the boot.3dsx inside the 'menuhax' folder in the Luma zip. I know that it seems too simple to be true, but it is :P
     
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    Awesome. Thanks bud
     
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    Make sure your NANDs aren't linked tho. Else, you're screwed if you update even if you have luma.

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    I unlinked the nands back during my original installation for my CFW, it was rxtools back then. I assume switching from rxtools to Luma doesn't cause nands to link or anything and I have to unlink them again ? They should be unlinked as all I've done is switch from rxtools to Luma last month. sysnand is still on 9.2.0 I believe it was
     
  10. annson24

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    You're good to go then. switching to luma won't link them.